Feeding your Ferret
Feeding your ferret
Ferrets are carnivores so their staple diet needs to contain meat protein, alongside a constant supply of clean, fresh water. Ferrets also need calcium in their diet to help support healthy teeth and bones. A great solution is to feed them a nugget diet with all of the protein and supplements your ferrets need – we’d recommend Burgess Excel Ferret Nuggets!
Ferret feeding guide
Burgess Excel Ferret Nuggets is a complete ferret food, made from high quality ingredients with all the supplements for optimum health.
Our Excel Ferret Nuggets contain high levels of quality chicken, which makes them high in protein – exactly what your ferrets need.
It also contains great beneficial ingredients! Yucca reduces faecal odour, zinc and biotin support skin and coat health and fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), a prebiotic, helps to stimulate the beneficial gut bacteria. By giving your ferrets a good food, they should get all of the nutrients they need. Plus, nuggets are a much easier, and cleaner, way to feed your ferrets compared with fresh meat.
Did you know?
It’s important to know your ferret’s habits. When do they wake up? What time do they go to sleep? What time is their favourite time to play? Knowing these behaviours will provide you with a clear indication about their health.
Transitioning to Excel nuggets
Transition your ferrets’ diet over a period of 7-10 days. Gradually reducing the old food and replacing it with Burgess Excel Ferret Nuggets.
Foods to avoid
Plants to avoid include:
- Autumn crocus
- Black nightshade
- Busy lizzie
- Locust pods
- Poison Ivy
- Tomato Leaves
Do you need more advice?
To help you find the right food for your pet have a look at our product range.
Alternatively you can call our free consumer care line on +44 1405 862241 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Our dedicated team of pet experts will help you make the right choice.
If you should have any concerns about the health of your pet, always consult a vet.